Human Services Commission

Meeting Cancellation

The regularly scheduled meeting on December 12, 2022 has been cancelled. The next regularly scheduled meeting following that will be held on January 9, 2023. 

Purpose

The Human Services Commission advises the Mayor and Council on general issues related to human services, as well as makes specific funding recommendations as part of the City’s budget process every two years. The Commission also helps carry out recommendations outlined in the City’s Human Services Strategic Plan, including strategies that increase the knowledge of and engage the community in addressing human services needs and issues in Redmond.

Members

The Human Services Commission is a seven-member volunteer board, appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council for four year terms. Commissioners must either live or work with the City limits.  

  • Vibhas Chandorkar, Chair
    Term: March 19, 2019 to March 31, 2025
  • Janet Richards, Vice Chair
    Term: July 2, 2019 to March 31, 2023
  • Antoinette Smith
    Term: December 6, 2016 to March 31, 2025

Youth Advisors

Two Youth Advisors are also appointed by the Commission to provide a youth perspective to all Commission discussions and decisions. 

  • Laya Nair
  • Arisha Gupta

Meetings

  • 6:30-8:30 pm
  • 2nd Monday of the month
  • Hybrid - online and at Redmond City Hall, Council Conference Room unless otherwise noted (please check current agenda)

Public comment for any agenda item will be accepted in the following ways:

  • Written public comment should be submitted to humanservices@redmond.gov before 4:30 pm on the day of the meeting, and the comment will be distributed to the Human Services Commission Members prior to the meeting. 
  • Oral public comment, 3 minutes per speaker:
    • Comment can be provided live via telephone, if you contact humanservices@redmond.gov, no later than 4:30 pm on the meeting date, with your name, phone number, and agenda item you’d like to speak on; or
    • Comment can be provided in-person during the meeting in the Council Conference Room at Redmond City Hall. 

To listen to the meeting live via phone, call 206-800-4590 and enter conference ID 279 363 987#. 

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available after approval at the following meeting.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes